Research Associate Medical Group

  • Location
    San Diego, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Scientist

My Client, is a preclinical Contract Research Organization located in San Diego, CA, is seeking a candidate for a Research Associate . My Client provides preclinical ADME testing services to pharmaceutical companies to support drug research and development.
Primary responsibilities :
This position requires a broad knowledge of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry to help develop and support in vivo models to screen therapeutics and devices being developed for various disorders. Experience with surgical, dosing and sampling techniques is required. Prior experience working with other in vivo models may be considered even if there is no direct experience working with medical devices, stem cells or ophthalmology.
Other important functions include:

Participate in study design and preparation of preclinical studies.
Fully support execution of preclinical studies
Help in the preparation of study protocols and reports
May be required to serve on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Interface with different teams including in vivo scientists, QC/QA, Account Managers/Sales
Maintain accurate records in various internal databases
Support internal research projects to optimize service offerings
Perform other duties as directed by Management.

Candidate Requirements :

Bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences, life sciences, or pharmacology
Minimum 1-3 years relevant industry experience depending on education level
Background in lab animal (in vivo) research is a must. Working knowledge of in vivo techniques and imaging modalities will be a plus.
Position requires good communication skills and attention to detail
Strong work ethic, self-motivation, and ability to adapt in a dynamic team environment are keys for success

Salary Range:
Commensurate with education and experience

Benefits:
My Client cares about our work community and offers a variety of benefits allowing employees the opportunity to customize a benefits package that meets their personal needs. Company benefits include the following:

Medical Insurance Plan with Employer Contribution
Dental Insurance Plans with Employer Contribution
Vision Insurance Plan with Employer Contribution
Health Reimbursement Account – Funded by Employer
Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Employee Life Insurance – 100% Employer Paid
Employee AD&D Insurance – 100% Employer Paid
Voluntary Life/AD&D Insurance for Employee, Spouse & Child(ren)
Long Term Disability – 100% Employer Paid


401k
EAP
Travel Assistance
Life Planning Financial & Legal Resources
Profit Sharing Plan

Job Type: Full-time
Experience:

HPLC: 1 year (Required)
relevant industry: 1 year (Required)
Clinical Research Associate: 1 year (Required)
lab animal research: 1 year (Required)

Education:
Bachelor’s (Required)

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